[wp-hackers] OT: still using external gallery?
paramaggarwal at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 15:43:35 GMT 2008
I believe Wordpress cant handle your 'gazillion' of pics... it would
be too tedious to upload them. I am anyways very unhappy with the
media uploader. And how can u put up galleries in a blog. Your viewers
would love to see a separate dedicated page for your gallery. You can
give more importance to the ability to search and organise them. Put
in captions etc.
And you can use some plugin to show some of your pics on your blog
too... Hope I convinced you...
On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 9:06 PM, Matt Martz <matt at sivel.net> wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 9:24 AM, Ozh <ozh at planetozh.com> wrote:
>>> I have a gazillion of family pics to put online. A few years ago I was
>>> using Coppermine, but today is it still worth it? With the way WP now
>>> can handle uploads and media etc, do you still use something external
>>> like G2 or anything else?
>>> Thanks in advance for any advice
>>> http://planetOzh.com ~ Blog and WordPress Stuff
>>> http://FrenchFragFactory.net ~ Daily Quake News
> I still use an external gallery package. Currently using Zenphoto. I
> am working on putting up a family blog and gallery and have chosen to
> stick with Zenphoto for my gallery. The one nice thing that Zenphoto
> offers that WordPress doesn't is being able to upload the images via
> ftp/scp/etc... and have the automatically loaded into the gallery.
> This is the big thing for me because I don't like tying up a browser
> that will end up consuming a lot of memory when trying to upload
> several hundred photos at a time.
> Gallery2 is way too bloated and slow in my opinion. There are some
> Zenphoto WordPress plugins, so you may be able to tie those 2
> together. Although I haven't looked into using them.
> Matt Martz
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